File photo of Anil Ambani. Reuters Danish Siddiqui The Reliance Group on Sunday said it got contracts over Rs 1 lakh crore during the Congress led United Progressive Alliance regime from 2004 to 2014. The group accused Congress President Rahul Gandhi of engaging in a calumny, disinformation, distortion and malicious lies, by claiming that Anil Ambani is a crony capitalist.Gandhi has repeatedly attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi in recent months, claiming he gave Rs 30,000 crore of taxpayers money to businessman Anil Ambani in the Rafale jet deal with France. People like Anil Ambani are crony capitalists, the Congress scion had told The Indian Express in an interview on May 3. I don t put Anil Ambani, Mehul Choksi, Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya in the honest bracket.
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Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is in New York for the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), has spoken with her Antiguan counterpart on the extradition of Mehul Choksi, prime accused in the Rs 14,000 crore Punjab National Bank scam. EP Chet Greene, the Antiguan minister, has assured Ms Swaraj of all cooperation but there are some "legal angles and court procedures", which Antigua will first "examine"."The External Affairs Minister had requested him that quicker the matter is resolved, the better it is. Her counterpart replied that they're trying their best, he said there are some legal angles and court procedures, which they'll examine but he expressed the commitment of his Prime Minister and government before Sushma Swaraj," said Raveesh Kumar, spokesperson of the foreign ministry.On being asked whether the two leaders spoke about how long the extradition could take, the spokesperson told NDTV that "these things cannot be given a time frame."
Created by Nishant Choksi, today;s Google Doodle is a pictorial representation of Mahalanobis; greatest contribution to the field of statistics, the Mahalanobis Distance, which is a way of measurement used in population studies, and one of the most widely used metrics to assess the divergence of a point from a distribution.
Mimicking PM Narendra Modi;s slogan against corruption #8216;Na khaunga na Khane dunga;, the Congress leader said, ;Khaunga, aur khane dunga, aur pack karke le jane dunga. Lagta hai ye sarkaar ka naya nara ho gaya hai (Will eat, will let others eat and will also help them pack it and leave. Seems that this is the new slogan of this government).;Asserting that Jatin Mehta 's modus operandi was similar to Nirav Modi 's, Surjewala said, "Under the #8216;Art of Leaving ' culture, another scam has been unearthed. Jatin Mehta, a jeweler of Palanpur (Gujarat) has duped banks, including PNB of Rs 6,712crore. This exposure is of three Jatin Mehta s companies - Winsome Diamonds and Jewellery Limited , Forever Precious Jewellery and Diamonds Limited and Su Raj Diamonds . Methodology to dupe was same as that of Chhota Modi. "